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New Bridge At Caboolture Named To Honour Fallen Queensland Police Officer Perry Irwin

A community hero will be honoured this Sunday when a new bridge over Lagoon Creek is officially opened. Snr Sgt Irwin, 42, was fatally shot in bushland at Caboolture by drug-affected Damien Lawrence Coates, 21, on August 22, 2003. The 100m-long Perry Irwin Bridge is within a kilometre of where the officer was shot.

Source: www.couriermail.com.au

Indiana Troopers Run for Families of Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

A team of 10 troopers representing the Indiana State Police Post in Fort Wayne recently competed in the 15th annual National Police Challenge 50K Relay at the United States Secret Service Training Center in Laurel, Md. Money raised from the relay supports Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) and HEROES, two organizations that help surviving families of fallen law enforcement officers from around the nation…

Source: www.news-sentinel.com

Felonious US Police Deaths Up 89 Percent Last Year

Law enforcement officers gather on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in Washington Friday for a memorial service and wreath-laying ceremony in honor of fellow officers killed in the line of duty. The event culminates National Police Week, the annual tribute to law enforcement service and sacrifice.

Source: www.voanews.com

Obama To Address Police At U.S. Capitol

Thousands of police officers from across the world are expected to converge on the U.S. Capitol on Friday morning for the 34th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service. Among the officials expected to attend: President Obama, who will address the crowd.

Source: www.usatoday.com

Fallen Law Enforcement Officers to be Honored During 27th Annual Candlelight Vigil in DC

The names of 273 U.S. law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty will be formally dedicated on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC, during the 27th Annual Candlelight Vigil on the evening of May 13.

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is centered in the 400 block of E Street, NW, Washington, DC and is the nation’s monument to law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

Source: www.nleomf.org

Injured Oklahoma City Police Officer Training For Memorial Marathon

An Oklahoma City Police Officer is on a journey his doctors did not think was possible.

“Running for two hours at a time was not a challenge and after my shooting in December, I couldn’t walk ten yards,” Burgess said. “That took something away from me that was very precious and meaningful,” he added.

However, Burgess made so much progress in physical therapy, doctors said the half-marathon was a possibility. He decided to go big and train for the full marathon.

Source: www.newson6.com